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Call for Proposals: Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education · Jul 15, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, in collaboration with the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, is soliciting proposals designed to accelerate the development of creative, robust and sustainable interprofessional initiatives in which graduate nursing and one or more other professions actively learn and work together with individuals and their families in community-based clinical settings.

Proposals Due July 15, 2016.
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Awards: Up to 20 graduate nursing programs that collaborate with one or more professional schools and a community clinical setting will receive up to $50,000 for a two-year initiative. The recipient is required to provide a 1:1 match. Matching funds can be provided by the applicant school, professional school partners, university and/or clinical community partners or others committed to the success of the initiative.
An informational webinar was held May 2 (Watch the archived discussion).


  • Applicants must be an accredited nursing school with graduate programs committed to working in partnership with other health and non-health related professional schools and community-based clinical partners.
  • Applicants must partner with at least one other professional school (health or non-health) and a community-based clinical site.
  • The principal investigator must be a faculty member in a nursing school/program, based in the United States or its territories.
  • Proposals that demonstrate existing interprofessional relationships that will be accelerated by this funding are encouraged.

*Please note that the submission portal will open on April 25, 2016. 


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